Its almost fall in Central Virginia, time for maintenance on your geothermal equipment.

You did your research, maybe even reached out to us at Scott Horseman Heating & Air Conditioning Inc., found the perfect geothermal system for your Central Virginia home, had the trusty employees at Scott Horseman Heating & Air Conditioning Inc. set up your brand new [[heating and cooling|geothermal107] system, and now that you have had it for a while, it’s about time for fall maintenance. (We all know [[targetlocation winters can be tough.)

Proper maintenance before major use, such as winter in Central Virginia, is key to getting the best from your geothermal home investment. The most painless place to start are air filters. Like most air filters, your geothermal air filters can take a hit from the debris in your air. Routine washing or replacement of old filters will keep your compressor operating great and curtail the accumulation of udesirable dirt. While we think, D-I-Y is a good way to save [[time and money|time|money]4 repairs on your WaterFurnace system is best left to the professionals. What should you see when you set up your fall tune up with Scott Horseman Heating & Air Conditioning Inc.? We...

  • Replace or replenish the coolant in your geothermal system. (If your system requires coolant.)
  • Inspect the outdoor pipes if a hole is suspected.
  • Lubricate the moving items, like the fans and pump.
  • examine, and if necessary, tighten electrical connections.
  • If you have an open loop geothermal system, an acid flush is needed to clean out mineral and debris deposits.
  • And other small checks that may be specific to your geothermal system

Maintenance on your Central Virginia system is important not only for your investment, but for your piece of mind. Remember, your geothermal system isn’t just what you see in your home, it is the plumbing and pipes in the ground. Annual checkups help your WaterFurnace unit stay efficient and last a life time. Annual maintenance can also find parts that need to be replaced before they fail, like fans and pumps.

Regardless the geothermal system that you have, maintenance in the autumn in Central Virginia is the ideal time to get your geothermal system checked for the fridged months of winter. Keeping your WaterFurnace unit working without issue will help cut energy bills and avoid huge breaks later. Call us soon to get your geothermal unit ready for fall.